General knowledge quiz 950

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Oscar Awards were instituted in
A
1968
B
1929
C
1901
D
1965
Question 2
What is the cube root of 64?
A
4
B
3
C
5
D
8
Question 2 Explanation: 
4
Question 3
Space lab Tiangong-2 is related to which country?
A
China
B
Russia
C
North Korea
D
Japan
Question 3 Explanation: 
China:China's experimental space lab Tiangong-2 orbiting the Earth with two astronauts on board has successfully launched a micro-satellite, roughly the size of a desktop printer on October 26, 2016.
Question 4
What shape is the ground which has been home to the Surrey County Cricket Club since 1845?
A
Oval
B
Pear shaped
C
Diamond
D
Oblong
Question 4 Explanation: 
Oval
Question 5
Why is the ship the "Mayflower" famous?
A
It won the America's Cup 5 consecutive times from 1830
B
It was one of the 3 ships used by Christopher Columbus to reach North America in 1492
C
It helped to sink the German battleship "The Bismarck" in 1941
D
It carried settlers to North America in 1620
Question 5 Explanation: 
It carried settlers to North America in 1620
Question 6
Which are the important minerals found in manipur?
A
Sillimanite, nickel, petroleum
B
Oil, coal, manganese
C
Iron, lime, bauxite
D
None of the above
Question 7
Which of these has the northernmost capital city?
A
Finland
B
Greenland
C
Norway
D
England
Question 7 Explanation: 
Greenland
Question 8
Where was singer-songwriter, model and actress Natalie Imbruglia born?
A
Italy
B
Spain
C
Australia
D
Brazil
Question 8 Explanation: 
Australia
Question 9
What does the French word "jambon" mean in English?
A
Ham
B
Cheese
C
Bread
D
Honey
Question 9 Explanation: 
Ham
Question 10
Who is the only president of the USA to serve non-consecutive terms?
A
Lyndon Johnson
B
Grover Cleveland
C
Thomas Jefferson
D
Bill Clinton
Question 10 Explanation: 
Grover Cleveland
Question 11
What did Christian Huygens devise in 1657?
A
Spinning jenny
B
Pendulum clock
C
Chronometer
D
Stethoscope
Question 11 Explanation: 
Pendulum clock
Question 12
Who led barons to revolt against Henry III in 1263 established England's first elected parliament and was killed at the Battle of Evesham in 1265?
A
The Black Prince
B
Oliver Cromwell
C
Simon de Montfort
D
Edward the Tigerheart
Question 12 Explanation: 
Simon de Montfort
Question 13
Which of these sports is not represented in the modern pentathlon, contested in Olympic Games?
A
Long jump
B
Shooting
C
Swimming
D
Fencing
Question 13 Explanation: 
Long jump
Question 14
How did General George S Patton, responsible for a number of US victories in World War II, die?
A
Old age in a rest home in Philadelphia in 1958
B
As the result of a car accident near Heidelberg, Germany, in 1945
C
In a plane crash off the coast of Japan in 1946
D
Assassination in Manila, The Philippines, in 1945
Question 14 Explanation: 
As the result of a car accident near Heidelberg, Germany, in 1945
Question 15
Which American revolutionary leader wrote the influential pamphlet "Common Sense" in 1776?
A
Ben Franklin
B
Thomas Paine
C
Thomas Jefferson
D
George Washington
Question 15 Explanation: 
Thomas Paine
Question 16
What is the longest running live show of any type, still in its initial run?
A
"The Mousetrap" by Agatha Christie
B
"The Phantom of the Opera" by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Charles Hart & Richard Stilgoe
C
"Cats" by Andrew Lloyd Webber, T. S. Eliot & Trevor Nunn
D
"Les Miserables" by Claude-Michel Schonberg, Alain Boublil & Herbert Kretzmer
Question 16 Explanation: 
"The Mousetrap" by Agatha Christie
There are 16 questions to complete.

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